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20th Sep '17 12:47:19 AM Argon2
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* Chimera (virus) and Bellerophon (cure) in ''Film/MissionImpossibleII''. Named for a monster from Myth/GreekMythology and its slayer. This is justified, as those are actually their codenames for the project that created them.

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* Chimera (virus) and Bellerophon (cure) in ''Film/MissionImpossibleII''. Named for a monster from Myth/GreekMythology and its slayer. This is justified, as those are actually their codenames for from the project that created them.
11th Sep '16 10:13:29 PM PaulA
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* OrsonScottCard's descolada and recolada viruses in the Ender saga. They translate as "un-glueing" and "re-glueing" because of their effect on DNA.

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* OrsonScottCard's Creator/OrsonScottCard's descolada and recolada viruses in the [[Literature/EndersGame Ender saga.saga]]. They translate as "un-glueing" and "re-glueing" because of their effect on DNA.
2nd Jul '15 4:57:33 PM nombretomado
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* ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|Reimagined}}'': Mellorak, cured by Bittamucin.

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* ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|Reimagined}}'': Galactica|2003}}'': Mellorak, cured by Bittamucin.
5th May '15 4:45:47 PM nombretomado
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* Chimera (virus) and Bellerophon (cure) in ''Film/MissionImpossibleII''. Named for a monster from GreekMythology and its slayer. This is justified, as those are actually their codenames for the project that created them.

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* Chimera (virus) and Bellerophon (cure) in ''Film/MissionImpossibleII''. Named for a monster from GreekMythology Myth/GreekMythology and its slayer. This is justified, as those are actually their codenames for the project that created them.
8th Feb '15 10:48:14 AM erforce
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* Chimera (virus) and Bellerophon (cure) in ''Film/MissionImpossible 2''. Named for a monster from GreekMythology and its slayer. This is justified, as those are actually their codenames for the project that created them.

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* Chimera (virus) and Bellerophon (cure) in ''Film/MissionImpossible 2''.''Film/MissionImpossibleII''. Named for a monster from GreekMythology and its slayer. This is justified, as those are actually their codenames for the project that created them.
22nd Aug '14 6:44:29 PM Sapphirea2
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* Not a virus, but in ''Literature/CharlieAndTheGreatGlassElevator'', the sequel to ''Literature/CharlieandtheChocolateFactory'' there is a pill called Wonka-Vite which makes people younger. The cure for those who are aged ''too'' young -- that is to say, out of existence, which happened to the Oompa-Loompas he tested the prototypes on -- is a RapidAging liquid called Vita-Wonk.

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* Not a virus, but in ''Literature/CharlieAndTheGreatGlassElevator'', the sequel to ''Literature/CharlieandtheChocolateFactory'' ''Literature/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory'', there is a pill called Wonka-Vite which makes people younger. The cure for those who are aged ''too'' young -- that is to say, out of existence, which happened to the Oompa-Loompas he tested the prototypes on -- is a RapidAging liquid called Vita-Wonk.
22nd Aug '14 6:44:06 PM Sapphirea2
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* Not a virus but in ''Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator'', the sequel to Literature/CharlieandtheChocolateFactory, There is a pill called ''Wonka-vite'' which makes people younger and the cure is a spray called 'Vita-wonk' as with everything in ''Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'' Willy Wonka tested it on the Oompaloompas..

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* Not a virus virus, but in ''Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator'', ''Literature/CharlieAndTheGreatGlassElevator'', the sequel to Literature/CharlieandtheChocolateFactory, There ''Literature/CharlieandtheChocolateFactory'' there is a pill called ''Wonka-vite'' Wonka-Vite which makes people younger and the younger. The cure for those who are aged ''too'' young -- that is to say, out of existence, which happened to the Oompa-Loompas he tested the prototypes on -- is a spray RapidAging liquid called 'Vita-wonk' as with everything in ''Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'' Willy Wonka tested it on the Oompaloompas..Vita-Wonk.
3rd Sep '13 3:25:59 AM treelo
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If a virus, computer or otherwise, has a fancy name, expect an opposite or at least related name for the cure.
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If a virus, computer or otherwise, organic, has a fancy name, name then expect an opposite opposing or at least a related name for the cure.
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31st Jan '13 9:30:47 AM LiveLongAndProsper
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* Not a virus but in ''Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator'', the sequel to Literature/CharlieandtheChocolateFactory, There is a pill called ''Wonka-vite'' which makes people younger and the cure is a spray called 'Vita-wonk' as with everything in ''Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'' Willy Wonka tested it on the Oompaloompas..
25th Dec '12 3:09:14 AM erforce
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* Subverted in ''EscapeFromLA'': Virus: Plutoxin 7. Cure: [[spoiler: Nothing, it's just a common flu virus; Snake is tricked into believing otherwise]].

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* Subverted in ''EscapeFromLA'': ''Film/EscapeFromLA'': Virus: Plutoxin 7. Cure: [[spoiler: Nothing, it's just a common flu virus; Snake is tricked into believing otherwise]].
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